[Adopted 3-24-1998 by Ord. No. 452]
There is hereby established a Public Celebrations Committee for the Town of Wallingford pursuant to the authority of Section 7-148 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
The Public Celebrations Committee shall consist of up to 21 members appointed by the Town Council. The number of members of the Public Celebrations Committee shall hereafter be determined by resolution of the Town Council. The Mayor shall be a member, ex officio.
Each member shall serve without compensation for a term of two years commencing on the first day of February of the year of his or her appointment. Members may continue in office until a successor has been appointed.
The Public Celebrations Committee may organize itself from its membership by the selection of a Chairman and such officers as may be necessary to perform its function. It may prescribe the duties of such officers and may adopt bylaws or other procedures for the conduct of its meetings.
The Public Celebrations Committee may arrange for and supervise such municipal celebrations and public celebrations as it shall determine to be appropriate. In the performance of its functions, the Public Celebrations Committee may expend only such sums of money as shall have been appropriated in any annual or special appropriation. Upon request, it shall submit a report of its doings to the Town Council.